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Generation 9

 

 

241. John Payne (Married Mary Freeman (242)

 

Born: circa 1740 in Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey (according to LDS) of Unknown Father (481) and Unknown Mother (482)

Died: 16 October, 1781 in Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey. His will was probated October 25, 1781. The tombstone of Captain and his wife are in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery at Rahway, New Jersey. (Source: The Wroe and Chancellor Families Compiled by William C. Wroe, p. 269).

[His siblings, if any, are unknown.]


Miscellaneous:

One of John's sons was Moses (121).

John lived in Rahway, New Jersey, was a Captain during the Revolutionary War, and was shot from his horse during the war. (Source: The Wroe and Chancellor Families Compiled by William C. Wroe, p. 269).

 

His tombstone reads:

"In memory of Captain John Payne

who departed this life

Oct. ye 16, 1781

in the 41 year of his age

Behold me here as you pass by

Who blead and dy'd for liberty

From British tirants now I'm free

My friends prepare to follow me"